SB1 SFA #2 Prezioso 1-22

Skinner 7816

 

Senators Plymale, Prezioso, Facemire, Ihlenfeld, Palumbo, Stollings, and Unger moved to amend the bill on page thirteen, after line eight-seven, by inserting a new section, designated section sixteen, to read as follows:

CHAPTER 18B. HIGHER EDUCATION.

ARTICLE 3C. COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM.

18B-3C-16. Encouragement of collaborative agreements between community and technical colleges and federally registered apprenticeship programs.


(a) The Legislature finds that apprenticeship programs provide a valuable educational opportunity that can be enhanced by community and technical colleges and four-year colleges and universities that offers associate degrees. Accordingly, the Legislature hereby encourages, but is not requiring, community and technical colleges and four-year colleges and universities that offers associate degrees to enter into collaborative agreements with federally registered apprenticeship programs that are registered with the United States Department of Labor.

(b) On or before January 1 of each year, the council shall provide to the Legislature and the Governor a report regarding the collaborative agreements between community and technical colleges and federally registered apprenticeships programs. The report should identify those community and technical colleges that have entered into a collaborative agreement with federally registered apprenticeship programs, the number of students participating in such apprenticeship programs, the number of students employed in a relevant field of study subsequent to completing an apprenticeship program in cooperation with the community and technical college, and the average compensation of the students employed in a relevant field of study subsequent to completion of the apprenticeship program in cooperation with a community and technical college.

 

 

 

 

Adopted

 

Rejected